Galaxy S8 eye iris unlocking in near dark
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Hands on: Snapdragon 835 version

There is no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the most widely anticipated phones that will shape the first half of 2017,  and the USA and Chinese customers are getting the Snapdragon 835 version while Europe and the rest of the world is stuck with the Exynos 8895 version.

Acer unveils its new Predator X27 4K 144Hz HDR monitor
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As well as curved Predator Z271UV

At its next@Acer event held in New York, Acer unleashed a couple of new products including two high-end gaming monitors with Nvidia G-Sync, the 27-inch Predator X27 4K/UHD 144Hz monitor with HDR and the 27-inch Predator Z271UV curved WQHD 165Hz monitor.

US tech startups fear FCC will kill them off
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End of Net Neutrality means end of us


More than 800 startups have written to the FCC chairman Ajit Pai saying they are "deeply concerned" about his decision to kill net neutrality.

Pre-standard 5G comes for 2018 Winter Olympics
Published in Mobiles


PyeongChang


KT has confirmed details of an ambitious plan to conduct extensive trials of pre-standard 5G technology at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, ahead of full commercial rollout in 2019.

Apple is setting up a Venmo rival
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What could possibly go wrong?


For a while now the Tame Apple Press has been enthusing about Apple’s moves to set up own money-transfer service, but now it looks like it is actually happening.

All the world’s finance traffic routed through Russia
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Nothing to worry about


For a brief period, most of the world’s financial traffic was routed through a Russian government-controlled telecom and in the hands of Tsar Putin.

Samsung issues red tint fix
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Firmware version G950NKSU1AQDG and G955NKSU1AQDG.


Samsung has rolled out a firmware update for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ which fixes the "red tint"  present on its handsets' screens .

Chipzilla reports increased first quarter earnings and sales
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But Intel fails in data centre sales


Intel reported better first quarter earnings and sales thanks mostly to its push into more memory products and areas such as self-driving automobiles.

Kodi streaming ruled illegal
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European court ruling


The Court of Justice of the European Union has delivered a blow to those who like using Kodi for streaming.

Kingston releases HyperX PulseFire FPS gaming mouse
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Optical mouse with 3200 DPI and six buttons

Earlier this week Kingston’s HyperX performance product division announced its first-ever gaming mouse, the Pulsefire FPS. The device was designed by top engineers in the HyperX labs and is a recipient of this year’s prestigious 2017 RED DOT award.